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Effexor Risks - Generic Pamelor

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  • Effexor Risks
    Effexor may worsen glaucoma, high blood pressure, and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page explores other potential Effexor risks and offers more information about the possible side effects that may occur with this medication.
  • Effexor Sexual Side Effects
    A few examples of Effexor sexual side effects include impotence, a decreased sex drive, and priapism. This eMedTV page covers other sexual side effects that may potentially occur with Effexor, how often they occur, and treatments a doctor may suggest.
  • Effexor Side Affects
    Nausea and dizziness are among the common side effects of Effexor. This eMedTV resource also lists Effexor side effects to report to your doctor (including fast heart rate). Effexor side affects is a common misspelling of Effexor side effects.
  • Effexor Side Effects
    Anxiety, yawning, and loss of appetite are a few common Effexor side effects. This part of the eMedTV library also covers rare side effects, such as cataracts and anemia, and side effects you should report to your doctor, such as hallucinations.
  • Effexor Side Iffects
    Common Effexor side effects include constipation, loss of appetite, and body weakness. This eMedTV page also lists potentially serious side effects that require medical attention. Effexor side iffects is a common misspelling of Effexor side effects.
  • Effexor Substitute
    You might consider an Effexor substitute if you do not respond well to this particular medication. As this eMedTV article explains, common Effexor alternatives include other medications, therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, and alternative therapies.
  • Effexor Tablets
    Effexor is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of depression in adults. As this eMedTV segment explains, it belongs to a class of antidepressants called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. Effexor comes in the form of tablets.
  • Effexor Uses
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Effexor is licensed to treat depression in adults but is not approved for the treatment of depression in children. This article also lists some off-label Effexor uses, such as treating migraines or neuropathic pain.
  • Effexor Warnings and Precautions
    Effexor may affect your ability to perform complex tasks requiring mental and motor skills. This eMedTV page offers more Effexor warnings and precautions, including other possible side effects and a list of certain people who should not take the drug.
  • Effexor Weight Change
    In clinical trials with Effexor, weight change was reported as a common side effect. As this eMedTV resource explains, some people experienced weight gain, while others lost an average of one to two pounds while taking Effexor.
  • Effexor Withdraw
    Insomnia, agitation, and anxiety are potential symptoms of an Effexor withdrawal. This eMedTV article explains what your healthcare provider will do to reduce your risk of a withdrawal. Effexor withdraw is a common misspelling of Effexor withdrawal.
  • Effexor Withdrawal
    Symptoms of Effexor withdrawal can include agitation, anxiety, tiredness, and irritability. This eMedTV Web page describes how a healthcare provider will try to minimize the risk of these symptoms occurring in someone who is stopping Effexor.
  • Effexor Withdrawl
    Common Effexor withdrawal symptoms may include insomnia, dizziness, and headache. This eMedTV page lists other possible symptoms and explains how to help prevent a withdrawal. Effexor withdrawl is a common misspelling of Effexor withdrawal.
  • Effexsor
    Effexor is a prescribed drug that is licensed to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV article discusses how this medication works and explains what to tell your doctor before starting the medication. Effexsor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effexxor
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Effexor to help treat depression in adults. This eMedTV Web article highlights possible side effects of Effexor and discusses some general precautions. Effexxor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effixor
    Effexor is a prescription medication that is approved to treat depression in adults. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a brief overview of precautions and possible side effects of Effexor. Effixor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effoxer
    Effexor is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV Web page explores the effects of Effexor, explains how it works, and lists potential side effects that may occur. Effoxer is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effoxor
    Effexor is a prescription medication used for treating depression. This part of the eMedTV library describes how Effexor works and lists some of the potential side effects that may occur with treatment. Effoxor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Emsam
    Emsam is a prescription drug that is approved for the treatment of depression. This eMedTV article explains how Emsam works to relieve depression symptoms and also lists available strengths, possible side effects, and more.
  • Emsam Alternatives
    Emsam alternatives can include therapy, other depression drugs, ECT, and alternative therapies. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes various alternatives to Emsam, including a detailed list of other antidepressants that can be used.
  • Emsam and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Emsam passes through breast milk. This eMedTV page explains that there has been no research done on Emsam and breastfeeding in humans, but the drug does pass through breast milk in rats and may pass through breast milk in humans.
  • Emsam and Dry Mouth
    There are several side effects of Emsam, and dry mouth appears to be one of the common side effects. This eMedTV article provides suggestions that may help with symptoms of a dry mouth (such as avoiding caffeine and sipping water often).
  • Emsam and Pregnancy
    The FDA classifies Emsam as a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it may not be safe during pregnancy. This eMedTV page explains the results of animal studies on Emsam and pregnancy, as well as the situations in which a pregnant woman may take Emsam.
  • Emsam and Suicide
    Taking Emsam could potentially raise the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. This eMedTV article discusses Emsam and suicide in more detail, noting some specific signs of suicidal behavior to look out for (such as insomnia or suicide attempts).
  • Emsam and Weight Loss
    Weight loss appears to be a side effect of Emsam. This eMedTV segment explores Emsam and weight loss, explaining why the medication may cause weight loss in some people and what to do if you experience too much weight loss while taking Emsam.
  • Emsam Dosage
    The recommended starting Emsam dosage for treating depression is one 6 mg patch applied each day. This eMedTV segment lists factors that can affect your dosage and provides some general tips on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Emsam Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains that Emsam drug interactions may occur if Emsam is taken with certain other drugs, such as caffeine or narcotics. This page covers other drugs that can potentially interact with Emsam, as well as the problems that can occur.
  • Emsam Food Interactions
    Aged, spoiled, or fermented foods should be avoided if you are taking more than 6 mg per day of Emsam. This eMedTV page examines several Emsam food interactions that can occur with foods containing tyramine and lists which foods to specifically avoid.
  • Emsam Overdose
    Chest pain, an irregular pulse, and seizures are some of the symptoms of an Emsam overdose. This portion of the eMedTV archives outlines other possible signs of an Emsam overdose and describes the steps that may be taken to treat an overdose.
  • Emsam Patch
    As this eMedTV page explains, Emsam is an antidepressant that comes in the form of a patch. This article tells you what you need to know about this MAOI medication, including how to use it, what to expect, and more.
  • Emsam Sexual Side Effects
    For those who are taking Emsam, sexual side effects (such as impotence or a decreased libido) may occur. This eMedTV page describes other possible Emsam sexual side effects and explains how frequently these problems were reported in previous studies.
  • Emsam Side Effects
    Headaches, diarrhea, and insomnia are among the most commonly reported side effects of Emsam. This eMedTV resource describes other common side effects and also outlines some more serious side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider.
  • Emsam Uses
    Emsam is used to treat adult depression but is not recommended for use in people under the age of 18. This eMedTV article describes how Emsam works and explains that there are no universally accepted off-label Emsam uses.
  • Emsam Warnings and Precautions
    There are several lethal food and drug interactions that can occur with Emsam. This eMedTV segment covers other Emsam warnings and precautions, such as the safety of taking Emsam while breastfeeding and people who shouldn't take the drug.
  • Emsan
    Emsam is a prescription medication approved for treating symptoms of depression. This article from the eMedTV archives explains how to use Emsam and describes how the drug works to treat depression. Emsan is a common misspelling of Emsam.
  • Ensam
    Emsam is a prescription skin patch licensed for treating depression. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how Emsam works, explains how to use the patch, and lists some of its potential side effects. Ensam is a common misspelling of Emsam.
  • Fetzima
    Fetzima is a prescription medication used for the treatment of clinical depression. This eMedTV Web page explains how the antidepressant works, describes its effects, and lists some of the adverse reactions that may occur while taking it.
  • Fetzima Alternatives
    If depression symptoms continue after using Fetzima (levomilnacipran), alternatives are available. This eMedTV segment lists common alternatives to this drug, which may include other antidepressants, psychotherapy, or electroconvulsive therapy.
  • Fetzima and Breastfeeding
    Nursing a child while on Fetzima (levomilnacipran) may result in the drug being passed to the infant. This eMedTV page explains the research that has been conducted on this topic and lists the possible problems that may occur.
  • Fetzima and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that animal studies on Fetzima (levomilnacipran) and pregnancy show that the medication may harm a fetus. However, it may still be prescribed if the benefits outweigh the risks, which is determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Fetzima and Sexual Side Effects
    Common sexual side effects with Fetzima (levomilnacipran) may include impotence or decreased sex drive. This eMedTV resource describes these adverse reactions in more detail and discusses what your doctor may recommend if these problems arise.
  • Fetzima and Suicide
    Fetzima (levomilnacipran) may increase the risk of suicidal behavior in children and adolescents. This eMedTV Web selection discusses Fetzima and suicide risks in more detail and lists potential signs of suicidal behavior to look out for.
  • Fetzima Dosage
    Fetzima is usually started at a dosage of 20 mg once daily to treat major depression. This eMedTV Web selection offers general treatment recommendations for this drug and provides tips for when and how to take it.
  • Fetzima Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Fetzima drug interactions may occur if the antidepressant is taken with alcohol, NSAIDs, or diuretics. This article lists other products that may react negatively and describes the side effects that could occur.
  • Fetzima Medication Information
    The antidepressant Fetzima can help treat major depressive disorder in adults. This eMedTV resource offers basic information on Fetzima, including possible side effects, general precautions, available strengths, and tips on taking it.
  • Fetzima Overdose
    Seek immediate medical treatment if you believe you have overdosed on Fetzima (levomilnacipran). This eMedTV article contains a list of possible symptoms and describes the treatment options that are available in this case.
  • Fetzima Side Effects
    Taking Fetzima may cause side effects, such as constipation, excessive sweating, and nausea. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the reactions that can occur while taking this drug, including serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Fetzima Uses
    Adults who have major depressive disorder may benefit from using Fetzima. As this eMedTV page explains, there are also some off-label uses, such as treating fibromyalgia and anxiety. A description of how the drug works is also included.
  • Fetzima Warnings and Precautions
    Antidepressants like Fetzima may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. This eMedTV Web resource lists other Fetzima warnings and precautions, and also provides a list of certain people who should not take the medication.
  • Fetzima Withdrawal
    It is possible to experience withdrawal when Fetzima (levomilnacipran) is stopped abruptly. This eMedTV resource lists potential withdrawal symptoms and describes the steps your doctor may take to reduce the chance of them occurring.
  • Forfivo XL
    Available by prescription only, Forfivo XL is a long-acting, once-a-day medicine used to treat depression. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Forfivo XL Alternatives
    If Forfivo XL causes bothersome side effects or is not treating your depression, there are other options. This eMedTV Web selection examines some of the alternatives to Forfivo XL for treating depression, such as therapy and other antidepressants.
  • Forfivo XL and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Forfivo XL recommends that women not take this drug while nursing. This eMedTV article explains why it may not be safe to take Forfivo XL while breastfeeding, including a list of problems that may occur in a nursing infant.
  • Forfivo XL and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains why women may have an increased risk for miscarriages or other problems if they use Forfivo XL during pregnancy. This page further explains the problems this Category C drug may cause and what a doctor might recommend.
  • Forfivo XL and Weight Loss
    As this eMedTV segment explains, weight loss is a possible side effect of Forfivo XL. This article discusses whether this is a common or rare side effect of the drug and describes some of the factors that may contribute to this weight loss.
  • Forfivo XL Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, Forfivo XL comes in tablet form and is taken once a day to treat depression. This page contains specific dosing guidelines for Forfivo XL and outlines some tips on how to safely and effectively take this antidepressant.
  • Forfivo XL Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, steroids, and certain other drugs could lead to negative interactions with Forfivo XL. This eMedTV Web selection presents an in-depth look at other products that may interfere with Forfivo XL and describes the complications that may occur.
  • Forfivo XL Medication Information
    Forfivo XL is a prescription drug approved to treat depression. This eMedTV resource contains an overview of Forfivo XL, with information on the medication's uses, dosing instructions, and potential side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Forfivo XL Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that taking too much Forfivo XL can increase the risk for seizures, hallucinations, or other potentially serious reactions. This page covers what to do if you think you have overdosed on this drug and describes treatment options.
  • Forfivo XL Seizures
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains how Forfivo XL may increase the risk for seizures. This page looks at the link between seizures and Forfivo XL, including details on who has a higher risk for developing this side effect of the drug.
  • Forfivo XL Side Effects
    If you are taking Forfivo XL, side effects may occur and can include constipation, dizziness, and nausea. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of other reactions with this antidepressant, including serious problems that you should report to a doctor.
  • Forfivo XL Uses
    Forfivo XL is prescribed for the treatment of depression in adults. This selection from the eMedTV Web site examines how this antidepressant works, who it is approved for, and when someone might use Forfivo XL for an unapproved condition.
  • Forfivo XL Warnings and Precautions
    People taking Forfivo XL may have an increased risk for suicidal thoughts, liver damage, or other problems. This eMedTV resource lists more warnings and precautions for Forfivo XL, including details on who should not take this antidepressant and why.
  • Generic Amitriptyline
    This eMedTV page explains that amitriptyline is available only as a generic; Elavil, the brand name version of the drug that was originally manufactured, is no longer made. However, the FDA considers generic amitriptyline to be equivalent to Elavil.
  • Generic Aplenzin
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are no generic Aplenzin (bupropion hydrobromide) products available at this time. This page discusses why there are currently no generic versions of this drug and explains when a generic might become available.
  • Generic Asendin
    Generic Asendin tablets are available in four different strengths. This part of the eMedTV archives describes generic Asendin in more detail, including information on its manufacturer and the various strengths available.
  • Generic Celexa
    As this eMedTV page explains, generic Celexa is available as tablets and in liquid form. This article lists the strengths available for the generic versions, explains the FDA's generic drug rating system, and offers information on the manufacturers.
  • Generic Cymbalta
    You can now buy Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) in generic form. This part of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at the generic version of the product, with details on who makes it, how it compares to brand-name Cymbalta, and more.
  • Generic Deplin
    There are no generic Deplin products available. This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains why there are no generic versions of this "medical food," and discusses whether there are similar products available.
  • Generic Effexor
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of generic Effexor, explaining who makes it and listing the strengths in which it is available. Information is also provided on generic Effexor XR and generic venlafaxine ER tablets.
  • Generic Emsam
    This eMedTV Web page warns against buying any of the fake, substandard, and potentially dangerous drugs sold as "generic Emsam." The earliest date that an approved generic for Emsam could become available is 2018, when the patent for Emsam expires.
  • Generic Fetzima
    No generic Fetzima (levomilnacipran) products are available, as the drug is protected by patents. This eMedTV Web page offers a discussion on when these patents are expected to expire and when a generic version of the drug might become available.
  • Generic Forfivo XL
    As this eMedTV segment explains, there are no generic Forfivo XL products available, as the drug is protected by patents. This page also discusses when a generic version might become available and whether there are generic alternatives to this drug.
  • Generic Lexapro
    This part of the eMedTV library explains that generic forms of Lexapro (escitalopram) are now available. This article talks about generic Lexapro in detail, with information on who makes it, available strengths, and more.
  • Generic Ludiomil
    While brand-name Ludiomil is no longer being manufactured, a generic version of the drug is available. This eMedTV article describes generic Ludiomil in more detail, including a list of the various strengths available.
  • Generic Oleptro
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are no generic Oleptro (trazodone ER) products available at this time. This page discusses why there are currently no generic versions of this medication and explains when a generic might become available.
  • Generic Pamelor
    This eMedTV page explains that generic Pamelor is currently available in four different strengths and also in a liquid form. This page also covers how the FDA has determined that the generic versions of Pamelor are equivalent to the brand-name drug.
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